The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 18 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 104 133 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 13.72% 14.49% 13.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.61% 16.90% 16.22%
Number of salaries quoted 96 118 113
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,625 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
Software Engineering
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
626 787 777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 82.59% 85.73% 85.86%
Number of salaries quoted 582 643 675
Average salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Southampton region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Southampton

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Southampton

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Southampton region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering.

1 90 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 83 (42.56%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (38.46%) C#
4 68 (34.87%) .NET
4 68 (34.87%) TDD
5 67 (34.36%) Linux
6 64 (32.82%) SQL Server
7 63 (32.31%) MVC
8 62 (31.79%) C++
9 56 (28.72%) HTML
9 56 (28.72%) CSS
10 55 (28.21%) Java
11 45 (23.08%) Python
12 44 (22.56%) Multithreading
12 44 (22.56%) AngularJS
13 42 (21.54%) Degree
14 41 (21.03%) PHP
14 41 (21.03%) ASP.NET
15 40 (20.51%) Git (software)
16 37 (18.97%) Computer Science
17 36 (18.46%) ASP.NET MVC
18 34 (17.44%) Windows
19 28 (14.36%) jQuery
20 27 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
21 26 (13.33%) OOD
21 26 (13.33%) TCP/IP
22 25 (12.82%) SQL
22 25 (12.82%) C
22 25 (12.82%) Web Development
23 24 (12.31%) Perl

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Southampton region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (9.23%) Apache
2 13 (6.67%) Node.js
3 5 (2.56%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.54%) CMS
4 3 (1.54%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.03%) ArcGIS
5 2 (1.03%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.51%) nginx
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 21 (10.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.10%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 16 (8.21%) Network Security
3 3 (1.54%) CTI
4 1 (0.51%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (32.82%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.26%) MySQL
3 19 (9.74%) NoSQL
4 18 (9.23%) Big Data
5 10 (5.13%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.54%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.54%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 40 (20.51%) Git (software)
2 20 (10.26%) JIRA
3 18 (9.23%) Subversion
4 17 (8.72%) Moq
5 15 (7.69%) Jenkins
6 14 (7.18%) Visual Studio
7 12 (6.15%) Selenium
8 11 (5.64%) Cucumber
9 10 (5.13%) NUnit
10 5 (2.56%) Maven
10 5 (2.56%) Mockito
11 2 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.51%) Bower
12 1 (0.51%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.51%) Grunt
12 1 (0.51%) Jasmine
12 1 (0.51%) JUnit
12 1 (0.51%) Karma Test Runner
12 1 (0.51%) RubyMine
General
1 13 (6.67%) Finance
2 10 (5.13%) Retail
3 7 (3.59%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.08%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.05%) Military
6 3 (1.54%) Electronics
6 3 (1.54%) Marketing
6 3 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.51%) Banking
7 1 (0.51%) French Language
Job Titles
1 85 (43.59%) Software Engineer
2 84 (43.08%) Developer
3 40 (20.51%) C++ Software Engineer
4 37 (18.97%) Software Developer
5 31 (15.90%) Senior Software Engineer
6 22 (11.28%) PHP Developer
7 20 (10.26%) Java Engineer
8 18 (9.23%) C# Software Engineer
8 18 (9.23%) Java Developer
8 18 (9.23%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
9 15 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
10 14 (7.18%) Senior C# Software Engineer
10 14 (7.18%) Senior Developer
11 12 (6.15%) Python Software Engineer
12 11 (5.64%) C# Developer
12 11 (5.64%) QA Leader
13 10 (5.13%) Big Data Engineer
13 10 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
14 9 (4.62%) C++ Developer
14 9 (4.62%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (34.87%) .NET
2 56 (28.72%) CSS
2 56 (28.72%) HTML
3 44 (22.56%) AngularJS
4 41 (21.03%) ASP.NET
5 36 (18.46%) ASP.NET MVC
6 28 (14.36%) jQuery
7 23 (11.79%) .NET Framework
7 23 (11.79%) ASP.NET Web API
8 21 (10.77%) LAMP
9 20 (10.26%) Entity Framework
9 20 (10.26%) STL
10 18 (9.23%) XML
11 15 (7.69%) Web Services
12 14 (7.18%) Spring
13 13 (6.67%) SOAP
13 13 (6.67%) WCF
14 12 (6.15%) COM
14 12 (6.15%) LINQ
14 12 (6.15%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 37 (18.97%) Computer Science
2 10 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (4.62%) Algorithms
3 9 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.62%) Client/Server
4 8 (4.10%) Cyber Attack
5 7 (3.59%) Mathematics
6 6 (3.08%) User Experience
7 3 (1.54%) Fintech
8 2 (1.03%) Life Science
8 2 (1.03%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.03%) Physics
9 1 (0.51%) CESG
9 1 (0.51%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (0.51%) Statistics
9 1 (0.51%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 67 (34.36%) Linux
2 34 (17.44%) Windows
3 19 (9.74%) Unix
4 12 (6.15%) Debian
5 7 (3.59%) Android
5 7 (3.59%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.56%) CentOS
6 5 (2.56%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (1.03%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.51%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.51%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (42.56%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (34.87%) TDD
3 63 (32.31%) MVC
4 44 (22.56%) Multithreading
5 27 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (13.33%) OOD
7 25 (12.82%) Web Development
8 23 (11.79%) Domain-Driven Design
8 23 (11.79%) OO
9 22 (11.28%) BDD
9 22 (11.28%) OOP
9 22 (11.28%) Scrum
10 20 (10.26%) User Stories
11 14 (7.18%) E-Commerce
12 12 (6.15%) Information Security
13 11 (5.64%) Software Testing
14 10 (5.13%) Cybersecurity
15 9 (4.62%) Dependency Injection
15 9 (4.62%) Kanban
15 9 (4.62%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 90 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 75 (38.46%) C#
3 62 (31.79%) C++
4 55 (28.21%) Java
5 45 (23.08%) Python
6 41 (21.03%) PHP
7 25 (12.82%) C
7 25 (12.82%) SQL
8 24 (12.31%) Perl
9 18 (9.23%) Ruby
10 13 (6.67%) PHP 5
11 12 (6.15%) PHP 7
12 6 (3.08%) PL/SQL
13 4 (2.05%) Embedded C++
14 3 (1.54%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.54%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.51%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.51%) Progress 4GL
15 1 (0.51%) R
15 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (21.54%) Degree
2 15 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.56%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.03%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.51%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (0.51%) APMP
5 1 (0.51%) CCFP
5 1 (0.51%) CCSP
5 1 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.51%) CISSP
5 1 (0.51%) CLAS
5 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.51%) PhD
5 1 (0.51%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.21%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (10.77%) Microsoft
2 19 (9.74%) Oracle
3 5 (2.56%) Atmel
4 3 (1.54%) EPiServer
4 3 (1.54%) Twitter
4 3 (1.54%) Zend
5 2 (1.03%) ESRI
5 2 (1.03%) SAP
6 1 (0.51%) Progress
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + home working
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, 25 days
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + exceptional benefits package
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